A 22-year-old Reisterstown man was sentenced to life-plus 85 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court Thursday morning in connection with the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Marriottsville field in 2012.
Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in South Carolina Friday.
An 11-year-old girl was abducted by her father from a Baltimore area home where her mother was found murdered on Thursday morning, and authorities are searching across Maryland and West Virginia, police said.
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record, including a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of eras in our history, the celebration of another and possibly the beginning of another of historical proportions.
The third and final defendant in the Marriottsville shooting pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with the kidnapping and execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy in a Marriottsville field in 2012.
Baseball legend Cal Ripken Jr. will stand before the media on Thursday morning, flanked by local and federal law enforcement officials, and again call for the public's help in solving the bizarre abduction of his mother last summer.
Walking around the Aberdeen IronBirds' stadium that bears her family's name, Vi Ripken says she feels protected in her hometown a year after her mysterious kidnapping and safe return, but everyday moments can be startling and leave her "thinking thoughts you shouldn't be thinking."
One year after Violet Ripken was kidnapped at gunpoint from her Harford County home and driven around the Baltimore region for nearly 24 hours before being returned unharmed, police in her hometown of Aberdeen are still searching for the man responsible.
Memories of the1933 Baltimore kidnapping of Albert Hendler, scion of the Hendler Creamery Co. family, have recently been revived in an exhibition of documents relating to the case at the Crime Museum in Washington.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The Harford County Sheriff's Office has stepped up patrols in the Bel Air-area Cedarday community after a man driving a van reportedly chased several children as they were walking home from school last Wednesday.
A German native who consorted for years with New England's social elite by pretending to be a Rockefeller was convicted Wednesday in Los Angeles of first-degree murder, capping a nearly three-decade-old mystery involving a missing couple and a body buried in a Southern California backyard.
By By Jack Leonard and Hailey Branson Potts and Tribune Newspapers
A woman received a life sentence Friday for murder in connection with the 2009 death of a man in the bathtub of a White Marsh apartment ¿ after which officials say she and her co-conspirators disposed of pieces of the body in the Loch Raven and Liberty Road areas.
Vi Ripken, the mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., was abducted from outside of her home. She was tied up and put in the back seat of her car and driven all around Central Maryland. She was later found with her hands bound but unharmed in her car parked a few houses away from her Aberdeen home.
The man police believe kidnapped Violet R. Ripken from her Aberdeen home stopped at a Middle River Walmart the day after the July abduction and may have had a brief encounter with the driver of a dark green minivan, Lt. Fred Budnick said Monday.
It was broad daylight as the 17-year-old community college student left her bus near busy Edmondson Avenue in Catonsville. Two men in a gold SUV pulled up and forced her gunpoint into the back seat, where police said one raped her, then stole her phone and wallet.